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Free printables for toddlers including colors, shapes, counting, numbers, letters, playdough mats, dot marker do-a-dot sheets, seasonal and themed activities, and more!

Free printables for toddlers including colors, shapes, counting, numbers, letters, playdough mats, dot marker do-a-dot sheets, seasonal and themed activities, and more!

How I plan therapy around themes Aug-Dec

Themes are my best friend when planning therapy. They give you launching point to find activities, resources, crafts, or other activities to address all of your students' goals and objectives. When you follow a theme schedule it will also streamlines your organization, I create bins with books and materials related to the theme. After using this method for a couple of years, you work is done! I have built 2-3 years worth of cycles of activities that are tucked away on a shelf ready to go (I…

Articulation Chants for Speech Therapy

Confession time...I'm a terrible singer. Like, turrible. But I don't let that stop me (Follow your dreams, people) from belting out my own little diddies and dance moves in my therapy sessions. Why? Mostly because it draws attention and makes my students laugh. But also, I know that movements and chants and rhymes can all help my students engage and learn. Like the kind of learning that sticks. Let's take a look at some research:

SLP Back to School Prep: Dollar Tree Must Haves! — Live Love Speech

SLP BACK TO SCHOOL PREP: DOLLAR TREE MUST HAVES! AUGUST 11, 2018 I have mixed feelings about going back to work. On one hand, I’m sad…sad about having to set an alarm for the morning, not spending days on end making memories with my family, and just sunny summer days coming to an end. On the other hand, I’m excited….

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A blog about articulation and language therapy games, ideas and activities for elementary school speech therapists.

Games! Games! Games! It is one of the reasons I love being an SLP. The tricky part is turning commercial games into therapy tools. My students love to play games, so what better way to motivate them to practice their speech targets. I love to use Pop Up Pirate, Jumpin Jack, Shark Bite, Pop the Pig, the Sneaky Snacky Squirrel, Yeti in my Spaghetti and Fishing games. One way you can use them is with articulation or language decks. The students practice their sounds or language target and then…

Play-Based Speech Therapy | Primary Punch

Over the past five and a half years I have learned a lot while working as a school-based speech-language pathologist. When I first started I created a set of homework tasks cards called Toddler Toys and felt that it was time for an update. Through the years I have realized that many of my school-age children benefit greatly from play-based speech therapy and that these cards are not just for toddlers. So, I have updated the file and compiled 15 of my favorite, most used play-based speech…